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MACKAY, Alistair Donald interviewed by Rebecca Amundsen

 Record Group — Box: 20
Identifier: H0054
Overview This interview was recorded as part of the About Us Voices of Southland collection. Alistair was born in Glasgow. During World War 2 his family returned to NZ by boat and there is a description of this hazardous experience. He compares life in Southland to Scotland e.g. farming techniques. His working life was spent farming which he describes i.e. impact of dairying on rural communities and changes to farming practice. Alistair had a close affinity with Scottish roots-societies which he...
Dates: 2011

TODD, William Geoffrey (Bill) interviewed by Nancy Burnett

 Record Group — Box: 7
Identifier: H0066
Overview In this interview Bill looks at his family history and the family Auction House business. He talks of life growing up in Invercargill, education, sports interest and the war years as a child. He outlines his own career with the business starting as a Junior Clerk and gives a description of the Auction business as well as the family interest in Stewart Island
Dates: 2011

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